Global Learning Programme

Whole Team Approach to Global Learning with Global Teacher Award (Hastings and surrounding area) [Duplicated]

Provider: 18 Hours Events and Education
Cost £: 500 credits per school
Aims of the course:

Develop a whole team (school/department) approach to global learning with increased understanding and expertise to critique practise and educational materials.

Expected outcomes of the course:

Increased confidence and understanding to promote informed active global citizenship Increased ability to critique the knowledge base and key concepts associated with education for a just and sustainable world  Identification of a range of different perspectives and question the assumptions behind them Enhanced understanding of the approaches to learning that promote critical literacy To have developed practical ideas for incorporating global learning across the curriculum To be able to justify incorporating global learning in the curriculum and include activities to measure changes in attitudes of their pupils in relation to certain global issues.

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

Increased confidence in teaching complex issues Fun and engaging activities for use in the classroom Activities for measuring pupils’ attitudinal change Achieve Global Teacher Award for each teacher (travels with teacher rather than a school award) Shared discussion opportunities with colleagues Develop curriculum planning to incorporate global learning Informed school policy review ideas

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Maths, English, Science, Geography, History, Citizenship, PSHE, MFL, Art, Drama



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Trainer details:

Mandy Curtis: MPhil Human Geography (Teaching in Higher Education Module), PGCE Primary Education, BA (Hons) History of Art and Archaeology Asia and Africa. Accredited Global Teacher Award Trainer.?Mandy has taught for 18 years and worked in a DEC since 2000. Ruth England: PGCert Education for Sustainability, PGCE Post Compulsory Education, BA Hons Fine Art. Accredited Connecting Classrooms Trainer. Ruth has delivered training for 13 years and worked in a DEC for 7 years. Mandy and Ruth have delivered training in schools together for six years. They have delivered similar courses to 12 whole school staff teams in Sussex as well as delivering key note talks and workshops at numerous conferences and events.

Other information:

18 hours is a social enterprise with a passion for fostering global understanding through education and events. We are committed to environmental sustainability, diversity and inclusivity and the promotion of good practice. 18 hours is now a regional Development Education Centre, working with teachers across East Sussex, who are interested in global teaching, including diversity and sustainability education across the curriculum.

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